Essays about: "Lettuce"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 essays containing the word Lettuce.

  1. 1. Biochar and hemp as peat substitutes in organic growing media : effects on nutrient availability and nutrient uptake

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Malin Nilsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Growing media; substrate; biochar; hemp; peat substitution; nutrient availability; nutrient use efficiency;

    Abstract : This study aimed at evaluating the suitability of biochar and hemp as partial or complete replacement of peat in horticultural growing media, with specific emphasis on the effects on nutrient availability and plant nutrient uptake. The study was motivated by the environmental concerns surrounding the use of peat, along with a desire to explore possible uses for biochar and a crop residue from hemp cultivation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Can the northern root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne hapla, be controlled by the fungus Clonostachys rosea? : an experimental study

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology

    Author : Jesper Fritzson; [2022]
    Keywords : Biological control; ; Carrot; Clonostachys rosea; Drought; Lettuce; Meloidogyne hapla; Nematodes; Pot experiment;

    Abstract : The northern root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne hapla, is causing great economical losses to growers worldwide. There is a need for alternative control measures that are environmentally sustainable and effective against the nematode. READ MORE

  3. 3. Possible nutritional output of rapid-deployable CEA greenhouses for emergency scenarios

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Tor Blomqvist; [2022]
    Keywords : Space technology; Humanitarian; hydroponics; Controlled Environmental Agriculture; nutritional yield; nutritional indicator; aeroponics; nutrient film technique; space food; BLSS;

    Abstract : Space research is a catalyst for innovation and has for decades provided many tools for the improvement of life on earth. The development of space food and the demand of new methods for on-site food production for long-term space missions may, in fact, help solve the issues regarding food insecurity on earth. READ MORE

  4. 4. Biochar from garden waste as a potential hydroponic growing substrate

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Industriell miljöteknik

    Author : Pia Lampel; [2022]
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    Abstract : With an increasing need for food to feed the growing world population, resources like landand water for agriculture are becoming. As a response, hydroponic cultivation has becomemore popular. Hydroponic cultivation consumes less water, requires less land, and consumesfewer nutrients. READ MORE

  5. 5. One Square Meter Yield: A Hydroponic System Design

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Hithaishi Dayananda; [2021]
    Keywords : Hydroponics; Urban Food Resilience; Modular Design; Sustainability;

    Abstract : Vertical hydroponic farming is a developing sector that has the potential to mitigate the adverse effects of conventional farming while also meeting the demands of rapidly urbanizing populations. The global food system is responsible for up to 30% of anthropogenic GHG emissions, with primary production accounting for the majority of these emissions. READ MORE